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Jillian Michaels        

Leading Fitness Expert, Certified Nutritionist, Renowned Life Coach & Powerful Entrepreneur

Jillian Michaels is not only the world's leading fitness expert, certified nutritionist, and esteemed life coach, but also a successful businesswoman and influential media personality. She is deeply committed to assisting individuals in becoming the best possible versions of themselves and enjoys a global following of over 100 million people across all her platforms, including her widely popular fitness DVDs and fitness video membership website, Fitfusion.com.

With her exceptional capacity to educate and inspire, Michaels has made her mark in the health and wellness industry through a multitude of avenues. She has appeared in hit television shows, held contributing roles in renowned publications from Hearst to Conde Nast, created award-winning fitness and nutrition apps, authored nine books on health and wellness, eight of which became New York Times best-sellers, and even hosted a weekly podcast named "Keeping It Real" since February 2011. Her live speaking engagements are also highly sought after.

Michaels is perhaps best known for her appearances on NBC's "The Biggest Loser," serving as the Red Team trainer from 2004 to 2005 and later the Black Team trainer from 2007 to 2011. She has additionally appeared on the talk show "The Doctors," hosted and co-judged a series on Spike titled "Sweat, INC." in the fall of 2015, and premiered her own reality television series "Just Jillian" on E! in January 2016. Michaels has also hosted the spin-off show "Losing It With Jillian."

Michaels is an active philanthropist who works closely with a variety of charities including the UNHCR, the NFL's Play 60, Stand Up to Cancer, and Dress for Success. She has taken multiple missions to help raise awareness and funds for refugees around the globe and serves as an adviser to the National Day of Dance for Heart Health, an organization that encourages people to exercise. In addition to this, she has been involved in charity events and initiatives, including hosting an All-Star Game Charity 5K & Fun Run, and has supported organizations like Working Wardrobes and Hope for Haiti.

In her personal life, Michaels openly identifies as gay. She was in a relationship with Heidi Rhoades from 2009 to 2018, and they have two children together. As of November 2021, she was engaged to fashion designer DeShanna Marie Minuto, with whom she tied the knot in July 2022.


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